NYU Steinhardt

Seminar in Museum Teaching at the Museum of Modern Art

  • Course Number: ARTED-GE 2275
  • Hours: 20
  • Units: 2
  • Description: A methodological exploration & practicum in museum-based teaching. Students will learn to develop inquiry-based thematic lessons in the MoMA museum?s galleries & gain valuable firsthand experience observing & teaching in MoMA?s school programs. Students will explore object-based learning & museum pedagogy & will conduct regular mandatory observations of museum's gallery lessons. Students will also be introduced to MoMA?s modern & contemporary collections & the range of audiences served by the museum. Students will have the opportunity to plan lessons with teachers & plan & facilitative lessons with classmates & individually.
  • Old Course Number: E92.2275